How Accurate Was Hasso Plattner About SAP HANA Publications?

Executive Summary At SAPPHIRE 2019, Hasso Plattner makes claims around academic publications supporting HANA. We evaluate the accuracy of these claims by fact-checking the publications. Introduction This is the video of Hasso Plattner; we will be reviewing it for accuracy. Our References for This Article If you want to see our references for this article…

How Accurate is the Hasso Plattner Institute’s Course Explanation?

Executive Summary The Hasso Plattner Institute has curious course explanations. We review the accuracy of these descriptions. Introduction The In Memory course offered by the Hasso Plattner Institute was recommended to us to understand in-memory computing. This was recommended to us even though we wrote the article How to Understand Why In-Memory Computing is a…

How Accurate was ComputerWorldUK on SAP Cofounder Hasso Plattner Defending S/4HANA?

louExecutive Summary ComputerWorld UK covered Hasso Plattner defending the disappointing uptake of S/4HANA. How accurate was this article? Introduction On July 28, 2017, ComputerWorldUK wrote the article SAP co-founder Hasso Plattner defends S/4HANA cloud strategy, explains Leonardo, and says Mark Hurd isn’t a “software guy.” In this article, we evaluate the accuracy of the article….

Did Hasso Plattner and His PhD Students Invent HANA?

Executive Summary Hasso Plattner and SAP have put forth a false backstory for how HANA was developed. We cover whether removing aggregates from HANA is the breakthrough it is proposed to be, where TREX and P*Time came from, the importance of “zero response time” from a database, and the University of Korea connection. Introduction The…

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Is SAP S/4 HANA a New Application Architecture?

Executive Summary Hasso Plattner provides a summary of the benefits of S/4HANA’s new application architecture. We evaluate the accuracy of Hasso’s proposal. Introduction Hasso Plattner has written a great deal of promotional literature about S/4HANA. One of his proposals is that S/4HANA is a new application architecture. In this article, we will cover this topic…

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How to Understand SAP S/4 HANA SAP Customization or SAP Enhancement

Executive Summary S/4HANA has very high customization or SAP enhancement adjustment overhead. Learn about the reality of the S/4HANA customization versus the SAP hype. Video Introduction: S/4HANA and Customization Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) S/4HANA has very high customization or SAP enhancement adjustment overhead. SAP has had a long term strategy of…

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How Accurate Was Hasso Plattner on Customers Being Too Risk Adverse for SAP S/4 HANA?

Executive Summary Hasso Plattner makes an enormous number of inaccurate statements about S/4HANA. How much of what Hasso Plattner said about S/4HANA was true? Video Introduction: How Accurate Was Hasso Plattner on Customers Being Too Risk Adverse for SAP S/4 HANA? Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) On November 30, 2015, Hasso Plattner…